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Longines - Gregory Wathelet, champion of the Longines Masters of Paris

Longines Gregory Wathelet, champion of the Longines Masters of Paris

The Longines Masters of Paris ended on Sunday with the victory of Gregory Wathelet during the Longines Grand Prix.

The Longines Masters of Paris reached its climax on Sunday afternoon with the Longines Grand Prix won by Gregory Wathelet on Eldorado van het Vijverhof (photo). Bertram Allen and Daniel Deusser, respectively second and third, completed the podium of this high level show jumping competition.

During the Longines Grand Prix, through the activity “Longines Clear the Jump” organized by JustWorld International, 200 meals were offered every time the Longines jumps were cleared. Thanks to this action, Longines could contribute to offer 5’000 meals to the young people helped by JustWorld. In 2016, Longines has provided 65’000 meals to children benefiting from JustWorld projects through this action.

Longines also lent its name to another highlight of the weekend, the Longines Speed Challenge. This trial known as the fastest in the world was won by Kevin Staut on Elky van het Indihof. On Saturday evening, the Swiss watch brand participated in the charity Pro-am competition with two teams. Longines Ambassador of Elegance Jane Richard Philips and Nina Mallevaey competed for the charity organization JustWorld International while Pénélope Leprevost and her daughter Eden rode for Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque Enfants du Monde.

Longines also presented the Official Watch of the event, a new model of The Longines Equestrian Collection, a line inspired by Longines’ passion for equestrian sports.

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Based in St. Imier since 1832, Longines has a long tradition in watchmaking, characterised by the elegance of its watches. Using expertise gained as the company has evolved, Longines has gradually forged ties with the world of sport, where it demonstrates its excellence in precision timekeeping. Today, Longines is the oldest brand still in business, unchanged, in the international registers held by the World Intellectual Property Organization...

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